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Wed, Oct 08

Nothing to fear?

This is how to get Ebola: Come into direct contact with the bodily fluids of a person who is infected with the virus and already symptomatic. Ebola doesn’t travel through the air. A person in Washington, D.C., can’t catch Ebola from an Ebola-infected person in Dallas without going there and coming into direct contact with the patient’s bodily fluids.

Still, amid the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, in West Africa, the news of the first case diagnosed in the United States has prompted people to act as if they’re a half-breath away from catching the virus anyway.

Read more from The Washington Post.